Truck hits 8 cars at intersection

2011-04-15 13:19

Johannesburg - Eight people were injured when a truck hit eight cars at the intersection of Hans Strijdom and Garsfontein roads in Pretoria on Friday, said Netcare 911.

Spokesperson Jeff Wicks said the truck driver was critically injured and had to be freed from the wreckage before being taken to the Steve Biko Academic Hospital.

Seven occupants of the cars were seriously injured and were treated at the scene before being taken to state and private medical facilities, he said.

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